Supreme Court case outlawing mandatory Bible readings in public schools originated here.
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Supreme Court case outlawing mandatory Bible readings in public schools originated here.

The Abington School District vs. Schempp case, U.S. Supreme Court 1963, originated here in 1956. Student Ellery Schempp protested in various ways when Bible verses were read. The Supreme Court ruled against mandatory Bible readings in public schools. There is a good interview with Mr. Schempp in the Philadelphia Inquirer, 8/6/13, at B1,5.

Publication date Jun 24, 2018
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The Abington School District vs. Schempp case, U.S. Supreme Court 1963, originated here in 1956. Student Ellery Schempp protested in various ways when Bible verses were read. The Supreme Court ruled against mandatory Bible readings in public schools. There is a good interview with Mr. Schempp in the Philadelphia Inquirer, 8/6/13, at B1,5.

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Abington Senior High School , 900 Highland Avenue , Formerly Abington South Campus (until 1983), Abington, Pennsylvania, 19001, United States
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